Department of Physical Education

The Department of Physical Education at College of Agriculture, Dharwad is one of the oldest department’s established during the year 1986 in the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad campus.

The main objective of the department is to develop physical and mental fitness among the young students and inculcate discipline in their day to day lives. Physical Education & Yoga practices are the main courses offered to the 1st year Under Graduate students, which includes learning and playing different sports and games along with yoga practices taught in the classes. This course is a unique blend of developing physical fitness, leadership qualities and sportsmanship through sports, while yoga practices offers the students a key to enhance their mental focus, reduce stress and tensions and create an atmosphere of peace and calmness within themselves. Together, Sports and Yoga can bring up the confidence in students to take up challenges of the academics or the world in true spirit.

Further, the course gives an opportunity to the University of Agricultural Sciences students to become a part of a team in variety of Sports & Games and take part in Annual Inter-Collegiate Sports Tournaments held in the University and subsequently they can represent our esteemed University in various All India Level Sports tournaments and showcase their talents in those mega sports events. Laurels and accolades won in the tournaments is not only a matter of joy and prestige to our University but also a best avenue to students to make an individual mark in the sporting community, which they can relish in their entire life.


Sl NoNameDesignationSpecialization
1Dr. S.B. NandarAsst. Professor & I/C HeadPhysical Education
2Mr. Sandesh HiremathYoga TeacherM.Sc. Yoga
3Dr. Sukshant PatilAsst. ProfessorPhysical Education
4Mr. Rahul LadGym InstructorGym-Fitness training

Supporting Staff:

Sl NoNameDesignation
1Rudrappa KyarakoppaSr. Watchman
2Mallikarjunagouda PatilM.R.E.
3Rayappa DharwadM.R.E.
4Siddappa MarisiddannanavarFarm labour
5Adiveppa DodawadFarm labour

B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.) courses:

Sl. No.Course No.Course TitleCredits
1PED-101Physical Education & Yoga Practices – 10+1
2PED-102Physical Education & Yoga Practices – 20+1

B.Sc. Agriculture Business Management (Hons.) courses:

Sl. No.Course No.Course TitleCredits
1PED-101Physical Education & Yoga Practices – 10+1
2PED-102Physical Education & Yoga Practices – 20+1


Sl. No.NameInstituteAwardYear
1Dr. S.B. NandarKarnataka University, DharwadD.C. Pavate Award2008

Sports Facilities at the Dept. of Physical Education, AC Dharwad

Standard 400 m Athletic TrackTaekwondo court with Mats
High Jump with apparatusKho-Kho Court
Long Jump PitThrowball Court
Shot put & Javelin SectorTennicoit Court
Standard Football FieldKabaddi Mud & Mat Courts
Standard Cricket FieldTable Tennis Hall
Basketball Court (Cement) with Flood LightsChess Hall
Volleyball Courts with Flood LightsYoga Hall with Yoga Mats
Badminton Indoor  CourtMulti-Gym Hall

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